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Racker Rivals Big Red 2022

Racker Announces Return of Racker Rivals Big Red — July 16th

ITHACA … Racker has announced the 8th annual Racker Rivals Big Red will take place at Lynah Rink on July 16th, 2022 at 4PM. Racker Rivals Big Red is a spirited exhibition-style hockey game pairing NHL stars, Cornell Hockey alumni, and local celebrities in support of programs for children with disabilities in our community.

Racker Rivals Big Red is bigger than ever with an incredible roster of current and former NHL players and hockey legends ready to get back on the ice. Already on the roster are: Cornell Hockey alum and current AHL player Anthony Angello and three-time Stanley Cup winner, two-time Olympian, and fan-favorite Joe Nieuwendyk.

Racker Rivals Big Red will match two talented hockey teams, led by Cornell’s Big Red Hockey coach Mike Schafer and Greg Hartz, President and CEO of Tompkins Trust Company. For up-to-date roster announcements, like and follow Racker’s Facebook page or their hockey page. Teams will add to their already-impressive rosters right up until the game!

We expect 2022 will be the year we pass the one-million-dollar goal these events have raised for critical early childhood services! Visit the Racker Hockey Page for information and ticket purchases and to pledge contributions to your favorite player.

For more information or game-day media inquiries, contact Katie Williams or call (607) 272-5891 extension 244.
Racker, formerly Franziska Racker Centers, has been supporting individuals with disabilities and their families for 74 years by offering opportunities to learn and be connected with others and fostering an environment of inclusion, where all people know they belong.